June 2017 Events

Thursday, June 1: Crescent Hill Community Council meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue.

Saturday, June 3: A Touched Twice Health Clinic, a free one-day health clinic, will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Church, 2000 Douglas Blvd. Services will include: medical exams, dental exams, mammograms, pap smears, vision screenings, prescription assistance, legal counseling, haircuts, physical therapy, lunch, a food pantry, and a clothes closet. All services provided are free and open to anyone who needs them. No registration is necessary. Questions, please contact 459-1595 or email info@stpaulchurchky.org.

Saturday, June 3: Bingham Park volunteer opportunity from 10:00 a.m. – Noon.  Bingham Park is located on Coral Avenue off Frankfort Avenue.  Cleanups are scheduled the 1st Saturday of every month.  Please note these dates are subject to cancellation due to weather. For more information and to register, please call Sarah Wolff at 456-8125 or visit www.olmstedparks.org/events

Saturday, June 3: The 23rd Annual Crescent Hill Garden Tour from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue. Annual garden tour of 10 private gardens in the historic neighborhood of Crescent Hill. Tickets are $15 and available the day of the tour at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 South Peterson Avenue, where the tour begins. For more information visit www.crescenthillgardentour.org.

Saturday, June 3: Free computer tune-up and repair at St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bring your computer and all cables, charges, etc. Questions, please contact Rae Taylor at taylor_rae@hotmail.com.

Saturday, June 3 & Sunday, June 4: Butchertown Art Fair on 800 and 900 blocks of E Washington Street. Hours on Saturday are 10:00 am – 7:00 pm  and Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Art fair will feature over 100 artists from throughout the nation, entertainment for the whole family, food trucks and drinks, there is something here for everyone. For more information visit: http://butchertown.wix.com/artfair.

Sunday, June 4: Ursuline Sisters to host Sacred Heart Academy Madrigals and Harp Ensemble performance from Noon – 12:30 p.m. at the Motherhouse Chapel on Lexington Road. These free concert series are in celebration of the Motherhouse’s 100th Birthday.

Tuesday, June 6: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host a non-fiction book discussion group at 2:30 p.m. Plan to discuss, American Spinx by Joseph Ellis. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1771.

Tuesday, June 6: Butchertown Neighborhood Association meeting at 6:00 p.m. location TBD.

Wednesday, June 7: “Meet with Bill” from 10:00  – Noon at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue, in the boardroom. Not everyone has the time to come downtown to meet, so we wanted to make this easy and informal with no appointment necessary to let me know if you have any concerns or questions about anything going on in the district or Metro Louisville.

Thursday, June 8: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host scrabble club at 2:30 p.m. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1771.

Thursday, June 8: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a movie screening of Guardians of the Galaxy at 6:00 p.m. A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop an interstellar villain from taking control of the universe with a powerful orb. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1793.

Saturday, June 10 & Sunday, June 11: FleaTiques at Mellwood Antiques, 1860 Mellwood Avenue. The event is held the 2nd weekend of the month beginning in April on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is an outdoor market and the event is rain or shine. Each month will benefit a local charity, www.mellwoodantiques.com.

Sunday, June 11: Cyclouvia will transform the street into a paved park where people of all ages and backgrounds can walk, bike, dance, skate, or participate in any other physical activity on public spaces that are always there but are normally reserved for automobiles. The street will be closed to motorized traffic from Stilz Avenue to Pope Street with cross traffic allowed at Ewing Avenue under traffic control officer supervision between 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Cyclouvia will promote healthy lifestyles and alternative modes of transportation. This is a FREE event and open to the public.

Sunday, June 11: The Kentucky Humane Society to host the 23rd Annual Waggin’ Trail Festival for the Animals to benefit the Kentucky Humane Society from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Road. Join in for a walk, food trucks, vendor booths, live music, beer and wine, family/pet friendly activities, adoptable pets, contests and more. Start a team, raise money for the animals and save lives! support.kyhumane.org/wtrail

Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18: Junk collection set-out weekend for the 9th District Urban Services District (USD).  You may begin setting out your junk Friday afternoon and must have it all out by Monday at 6:00 AM. For collection guidelines please visit http://louisvilleky.gov/government/public-works/services/junk-and-bulk-trash-disposal. Sign up for junk set out reminders by email and text, click here!

Saturday, June 17: Ohio River Sweep from 9:00 a.m. – Noon. For more information, please visit LouisvilleMSD.org/OhioRiverSweep2017. Volunteers will receive bags, gloves and t-shirt. Volunteers should meet at Eva Bandman Park, 1701 River Road, or Karen Lynch Park, 1731 Brownsboro Road.

Sunday, June 18: Happy Father’s Day!

Monday, June 19: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host Getting Started with eBooks at 2:30 p.m. This class is an introduction on how to download library ebooks to your tablet and/or smartphone. An active LFPL library card will be required and remember to bring the device you wish to download ebooks to. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1771.

Tuesday, June 20: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host a movie discussion group on Unbreakable at 2:30 p.m. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1771.

Tuesday, June 20: Clifton Community Council Annual Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street.

Tuesday, June 20: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host Mindful Meditation at 7:00 p.m. Learn to meditate in this sixty minute session guided by a teacher from the Kentucky Meditation Center. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1793.

Thursday, June 22: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a movie discussion group on Guardians of the Galaxy at 6:30 p.m. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1793.

Monday, June 26: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host Microsoft Excel 1 at 9:00 a.m. This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel, a program used to create spreadsheets. Topics include entering data, simple formatting, and basic formulas. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1771.

Wednesday, June 28: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host Booked for Lunch? at 1:00 p.m. Plan to discuss, Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walters. Books available at Branch Circulation Desk. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1793.

Friday, June 30:  Historic Frankfort Avenue will host the F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. The F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, held year-round on the final Friday of every month, provides FREE parking and transportation to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. For more information, visit  http://www.frankfortave.com/.